Line of Control- AFP Photo

SRINAGAR: The Indian army says Pakistani troops have fired across their disputed frontier in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing three civilians.

Indian military spokesman Col. Brijesh Pandey said Pakistani forces fired mortars into the Uri sector in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday.

Indian military spokesman Col. Brijesh Pandey said Pakistani forces fired mortars into the Uri sector on the Indian side of Kashmir.

A shell hit a house close to the military line dividing Kashmir between the countries, killing a man and two teenagers, including a girl, Pandey said.

There was no independent confirmation of the incident.

Indian troops did not retaliate and have accused Pakistan of violating a 2003 cease-fire accord. Though the cease-fire has been holding, there have been isolated shooting incidents. –AP


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masroor durrani
Oct 16, 2012 02:46pm
May god save the recent accords with India
Anony
Oct 16, 2012 05:30pm
I totally agree.
shafeeq
Oct 16, 2012 12:42pm
Sorry for that bad incident. We should also fix the steal border with Afghanistan. If we cover the border with steal border then we can save our future from terrorist Taliban.
Cyrus Howell
Oct 16, 2012 12:34pm
It is pretty much the norm. American troops and North Korean troops fired at each other across the N/S demarcation line for decades.
Sudhir
Oct 16, 2012 10:46am
sorry state of affairs... such incidents should be avoided at all costs..